Montana Hunting News

RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Montana Surplus Licenses on Sale Now
Hunters can now buy over-the-counter antelope licenses and surplus licenses for deer, elk and antelope.
Montana Mtn Lion Applications Due Aug. 31
Hunters must apply by Aug. 31 for a special mountain lion license in order to hunt mountain lions in most of western Montana's FWP Region 1 and Region 2 during the winter season, Dec. 1-April 14, 2010. Drawing results will be available in late September.
RMEF Offers Tips to Keep Predators From Your Elk Carcass
Black bears, grizzlies, cougars, wolves, coyotes-just some of the potential looters you may find skulking around the scene of your next successful elk hunt. These tips from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will help keep meat stealers away from your elk carcass.
Montana's First Wolf Hunt Licenses on Sale Aug 31
Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks will offer licenses for sale beginning Aug. 31 for the state's first regulated wolf hunting season.
Montana's Forest Jobs and Recreation Act
Hunters and anglers across Montana offered their support to Sen. Jon Tester's Montana Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, noting the bill would safeguard dozens of irreplaceable fishing and hunting destinations across three national forests while protecting other recreational pursuits and ensuring jobs and economic stability well into the future.
Montana Game Damage Hunts Deadline July 15th
Hunters interested in taking part in any game-damage hunting opportunities on private land this year must register online by July 15 with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
SCI to Join Fight in Defense of Wolf Delisting
Safari Club International (SCI) has asked a U.S. District Court in Montana for permission to intervene in defense of the Northern Rocky Mountain wolf delisting.
RMEF Praises Wolf Delisting
America is well past the day when keystone predators can be left unmanaged. That's why the May 4 formal delisting of gray wolves in Idaho and Montana is drawing praise from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, as well as encouragement for the same action in Wyoming.
Montana FWP Adds Bison to Special License Drawing
The deadlines to apply for FWP's special license drawings are May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for elk, deer and antelope.